"Burslem" vase, Boat Race Day

 
"Burslem" vase, Boat Race Day
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  • Title :     "Burslem" vase, Boat Race Day
  • Artist:     Eric Ravilious Designer Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, Ltd. Maker
  • Accession:     85.7.187
  • Country:     Great Britain Etruria Staffordshire
  • Date:     1938
  • Dimensions:     Inches 10-1/4 8-1/2 diameter, Centimeters 26.0 21.6 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Health, Hygiene and Fitness
  • Subject:     Leisure/Sports , Ceramics/Ceramic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.7.187.JPG
  • Tags:     Health, Hygiene, and Fitness~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Transfer-printed earthenware vase with footed base; overall glossy white glazed ground with design depicting three successive stages in the Oxford-Cambridge boat race and "Mermaid" design inside.